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rocket boat we operate to tib bureau ron, angel island and our commuter ferry service to tib bureau ron and the 15 services are all maintained by blue and gold feet employees at our pier nine facility in san francisco. i don't believe this slide needs much explanation these are the public agencies who over see our operations as you can see, we get a lot of help. every from the port to fish and game and i believe we have a good relationship with all of the agencies since we abide and understand that each agency has a job do and performs a service to the public. blue and gold employs 250 employees during the peak season and one 75 employees year round, we have a diverse workforce and are proud of providing a an atmosphere for quloiys to reach their potential and we have a numerous employees that have started as photographers and have become captains and we believe promoting from within and our workforce is a testament to that belief. the masters and piles you know represent our captainses engineer and is ticketing staff as well as the deck hand who work on excursion and rocket boat se
i am now apparently, i am now doing tib ron, angel island and sauce leet toe and so i see the commuters at tib ron which i'm fond of and the tourists at sauce leet toe and the tourists from angel island and we have finally recovered from the loss of the alcatraz ferry and when -- refused to hire any of our m m p i'm sorry because we have a great staff here and i would like to tell that you blue and gold is really a good company to work for. thank you. >> thank you. (applause) . >> winter and then ben weber.. >> good afternoon commissioners i'm here as a member of the inland boat man's you know just recently obtained seniority with blue and gold neat although i have worked with other companies all over the san francisco bay, i primarily stay with blue and gold fleet because they have offered the most training, the most opportunity for work as well as great wages. i plan on staying there and growing with them the company. i'm not i'm going to hopefully one day obtain my captain's license, they are a wonderful company to work for and i again plan on staying with them.
signals the service is over our ushers and ron who is here today and 4r-d them outside and on to the church steps and about a minute of back slaps and high fives is dawned on us only the wedding party left the church. all the gusts were still include and included ron's wife jenn and stephanie and mark cline who are here today and everyone was inside the church waiting for something and characteristically it was milton and figured it out and slapped his hand across his head like a v8 mothers and said "the mothers" and they went and escorted the mothers out and the rest of the gusts looked relieved and i remember why he was called the in house episcopalian and raby it might be interesting to know that well behaved ones wait for the esures and escort the mothers of the bride and carole groom first. now with connection to people. >> >> milton was curious about everything. when susan and i moved to cleveland after graduate school many of our friends wrote us off and milton thought of it as a chance to explore a part of the world he hadn't seen and visited often and he wen
organizations, can keep that information secret. ron gidwitz runs a 527 superpac called the new prosperity foundation, which supports republican house candidates. > do you think there's a trend away from 527's to 501c4's? "in many cases there has been." and the numbers bear that out. 527 funding actually fell from 2008 to 2012, meaning more of that nearly $1 billion of campaign spending by outside groups comes from donors who do not need to disclose their name. reporting for first business news, i'm paul eggers. moments after president obama was declared the victor, the money struggle in washington stole the spotlight as lawmakers debated over how to avert the fiscal cliff. mother nature took a toll on several parts of the country this year. superstorm sandy ripped through the northeast in late october, leaving a trail of damage along the way. the storm racked up damage of around $60 billion, making it the second most expensive storm ever for the u.s., following hurricane katrina. the storm destroyed houses and businesses on the east coast, leaving millions without power. just months earli
. now is the time to send it over to man a -- over to manic monday. >>> all right. ron matz good morning. >> reporter: good morning jes and marty. merry christmas. before we want start i want to say hi to my dad he's at saint joseph's hospital and everybody on the 4th and 5th floor, thank so much for taking care of him. get well soon. look at this group. they are all the way from annapolis. give yourselves a big hand. the red red wine bar. >> [cheers] >> reporter: here's our friend lisa. tell us about the red red wine bar. >> we're located in downtown annapolis on main street. full bar, full men -- menu and fantastic staff. >> reporter: you guys are awesome. you work very late at night so thank you for coming down. >> they're not morning people so it is a big deal. >> reporter: thank you very much. let me cross over here. you can come up. we've got dave dave, gus -- craig you can come in the picture. good to see you. >> good morning. >> reporter: great to see you guys. i'm going to do the honors this morning. you ready guys? >> ready. >> reporter: mie -- maestro the music if you please
into john kerry opiniony, you know that we spoke about ron johnson and came up from apple and his whole theory, was no promotion and great prices all the time and that really was working. the and so, they're back to the promotions this holiday season and it's working. traffic is pretty busy there. >> it's working very well, at least today for the stock. thank you, nicole. well, president obama has always promised not to raise taxes on the middle class, but if he can't reach a deal with republicans in the next seven days, that's exactly what will happen and adam shapiro, i've got to tell you, looking at the numbers, if the president gets every penny from the so-called rich that he wants to get, that would still only be 1/8 of the money that he needs to balance the budget. >> in very simple terms, it's roughly 70 billion dollars is what it would raise, in a budget-- >> if the rates go up and another 20 billion, if you get rid of deductions, but he's increased spending 800 billion dollars a year. >> and to say that 70 to 80 billion in a budget that's 900 billion to a tral over budget. so d
decision. >> reporter: ron claiborne started his shopping this morning. >> i could never get focused until the 23rd, the 24th, sometimes not until the 25th. >> reporter: see, he's making great choices. >> i want this one. >> reporter: stores stay open for the last-minute larrys. target is open until 10:00 p.m. christmas eve. walgreen's is open christmas day. >> reporter: are you a procrastinator by nature? >> kind of. >> reporter: good luck. it will be okay. >> thank you. another advantage of last minute, the sales have already begun. the late bird can catch the best worm. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> nick watt on the last-minute larrys. thanks, nick. >>> looks like two former presidents from opposite sides of the planet will be spending christmas in the hospital. president george h.w. bush is still recovering from bronchitis. doctors say he needs to build up his energy before he can be released. doctors say nelson mandela, in the hospital now for two weeks is improving. he's 94 and recovering from a lung infection and gall stone surgery. also, queen elizabeth is a bit under the we
: this isn't a new situation for long time menlo park homeowner ron garcia. >> in 1998 we weren't living here at the time but there was a flood in the basement and we lost our water heater, you can see the water mark. >> reporter: the couple had already put sandbags in front of the garage as they continue to monitor the flood level. we watched this man at university avenue check for storm drain blockage with his bare hands. >> it didn't become the issue until i saw brown water coming down. >> which is where this guy parked his car. after we alerted him of the water he walked out barefoot to move it. the slow traffic was forced northbound. the palo alto's emergency operation center is active within the past hour, in fact, i just talked to the chief about 10 minutes ago, the menlo park chief said they're worried right now about the levy in east palo alto. water is up and over the levy so they called an engineer out. thanks to those concerns the area is open. you can check back here in about 30 minutes we're going to give you an update and give you an update after what's going on right there. >
: a discussion of desire and defeat still lingering. ron mott, nbc news, boston. >>> markets will be open for a half day today and closed tomorrow for christmas, but a traditionally quiet week could become hellish for traders. as fiscal talks drag into the 11th hour with $600 billion in tax heights and spending cuts due to kick in early next year. lawmakers will get back to the table later this week after house speaker john boehner's plan b fails to gain enough republican support for a vote. >>> still, the market has been resilient. despite friday's decline the s&p posted its best week in four and with just five trading sessions left in 2012, the dow has advanced 8% while the s&p 500 has jumped and the nasdaq has jumped 16%. >>> reports are due on pending new sale homes in the nation's 20 largest cities. >>> so are you still not sure what to get for the person who has everything? new retail numbers show footwear was the fifth most popular gift on shopper's list on black friday. a year ago shoes didn't make it into the top ten gifts for the season. >>> good news for hollywood. attendance b
. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you very much. next speaker please. >> hey, ron austin, executive haven't -- workers union, it's been a long day. we're here to say a few words for the record to the board we received correspondence from sf mta for a service reduction on the day before christmas and the week after, and subsequently that week in between new year's and christmas. and we didn't know if the board or the city knew. and this is something that was attempted a couple of weeks back with the thanksgiving week, in which we disapproved because the level of ridership that happens after or before the holiday actually is increased with increased shopping and commerce in the union square area, also with people still have to go to work. we've been kind of forced into the situation where they want to meet and confer over this for us to agree to the service cut and i don't think it follows the tenants of the traffic first quality to keep the level of service per the 1996 levels. also the budget includes funding to have a regular service schedule before and after the holiday. that was passed
of the nra answering critics over the weekend following his first comments since the tragedy here's nbc's ron mott. >> reporter: over the weekend the last of the funerals were held as victims a'families work to restart their lives after unthinkable losses. against that somber backdrop the political war of words about guns and the prominence around america grew more intense. on sunday in an exclusive appearance on "meet the press," the head of the nation's largest and most powerful gun lobby, the national rifle association, defended and expanded upon comments he made friday when he called on congress to fund armed officers in public schools. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy. i'll tell you what, i think the american people think it's crazy not to do it. >> laperriere's position set off a flurry of public criticism, a sentiment shared by some long-time newtown residents. >> we lost 20 beautiful young children and six educators. it hurts to think we can't as a community come together with more he restrictive
outside a spacecraft. >> the rap is you wanted to be out there all the time. >> jack and ron had never flown before and i said, listen, you are only coming this way once. ♪ i was floating on the moon when day ♪ >> i said enjoy. they did. i did. >> but it was a natural response to our environment. >> going out further and stay out longer left them exposed. each minute involved risk as they discovered with the rover. >> gene hooked a hammer on the fender and break it off, and the dust was coming down on us. on the moon, dust equals disaster. >> dust affects the suit and you get warmer and use up cooling water faster, and in the direction sun the temperature rises well above the boiling point. it took some time but we clamped a new dust flap on made of taped together photographs that worked well for the rest of the mission. we became honorary members of automotive repair association. >> you got dust on the space suit and you could have burned up. >> you leave the earth and you put yourself if a new environment of risk and people say you got guts, i didn't have guts i knew what i was d
doing the no new taxes. also remember, ron redmond agreed to tax increases five times. this is a relatively recent occurs within the republican party. it was less economically oriented than it was in a temper political gain. they thought it was a way to gain political power rather than a reason to be economically. on this issue. you said he was a prominent republican. bruce today no longer considers himself to be a republican. he is outspoken about some of the economic craziness that has come from the party. he is what i would call an economic rationalist. host: stating the obvious on our twitter page. john boehner does not know how to herd cats. independent line. good morning. caller: good morning. i have a comment on the entitlement programs, spending. i believe social security and medicare programs do not need cutting. that is the elderly's safety net so that they do not end up destitute and without adequate medical care. other spending and entitlement, i believe, does need spending -- cutting. i will read you some numbers here. my numbers will be a little lacking b
minute? >> absolutely. that's the only way to do it. you have to make a good decision. >> ron claiborne started his shopping this morning. >> i could never get focused until the 23rd and the 24th ready. 24th and sometimes not until the 25th. >> see, he is making great choices. >> stores stay open for the last-minute larrys. target until 10:00 p.m. and walgreens is open christmas day. >> are you a procrastinator by nature? >> kind of. >> good luck. >> thank you. >> it will be okay. >> another advantage of last minute is the sales have already begun. the late bird can of cay. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> our producer went shopping at midnight last night and said it was fantastic. >>> zappos is making a difference when it comes to customer service. the retailer broke its own record earlier this month with a conversation that lasted 10 hours and 29 minutes. they say it isn't bad news. it says the lengthy conversation is proof the company is dedicated to its customers and their needs. still to come on abc7 news at 11:00, the advertising campaign that is bringing people together, and
? >> absolutely. that's the only way to do it. you have to make a good decision. >> ron claiborne started his shopping this morning. >> i could never get focused until the 23rd and the 24th ready. 24th and sometimes not until the 25th. >> see, he is making great choices. >> stores stay open for the last-minute larrys. target until 10:00 p.m. and walgreens is open christmas day. >> are you a procrastinator by nature? >> kind of. >> good luck. >> thank you. >> it will be okay. >> another advantage of last minute is the sales have already begun. the late bird can of cay. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> our producer went shopping at midnight last night and said it was fantastic. >>> zappos is making a difference when it comes to customer service. the retailer broke its own record earlier this month with a conversation that lasted 10 hours and 29 minutes. they say it isn't bad news. it says the lengthy conversation is proof the company is dedicated to its customers and their needs. still to come on abc7 news at 11:00, the advertising campaign that is bringing people together, and why it is so
lose. >> they buried him. he got in a bar fight with ron gant. former atlanta brave. >> he was 22. you know? you're an idiot college kid. you're an idiot college kid. >> i say it's funny. we focus on the presidential but you can really only hate those that you know really well. like the pta board race. it can only really dislike the people -- so the lower down you get and know more of the people, the presidential race is like barack obama and mitt romney -- >> that's right. in yonkers, new york, the worst. >> hardest this year and you were talking about it is breaking through and your ad that broke through virally -- >> yes. >> big bird. >> without any money behind it. >> you never spent -- never aired on actual television. >> it did. it was part of our rotation. just out of there in earned media, 5 million people went to look at it. >> here's the most viral ad of 2012. >> together, we can do this. we can take this country back. ♪ i am america ♪ one voice united we stand ♪ i am america >> there it is! does it get any better? >> it was a great ad and same time -- >> it was -- >> n
much for allowing us to be part of the program. >> thank you, ron. [applause] >> thank you so much, ron. and for more than 40 years, the u.s. forest service and architect of the capitol have partnered to bring a christmas tree to the capitol from one of our nation's 155 national forests. i would like to specifically thank the dedicated forest service staff from both here in washington and in colorado who helped make this event possible. and let's give them a round of applause. [applause] >> joining us this evening is the honorable sherman, under secretary for natural resources and environment at the u.s. department of agriculture. he has a holiday message to share with you as well. [applause] >> speaker boehner, senators udall and bennett, congressman tipton and distinguished guests, on behalf of the secretary, tom vilsack and our chief of the forest service, i would like to say a few words if i can. each year, the capitol christmas tree comes from the u.s. forest service, which is an agency within usda and eachier we -- each year we select that tree from a different forest. this tree i
-handedly putting on an amazing light show for all his neighbors. ron average from our fox affiliate kwbt has this report. >> reporter: the light display is beautiful on essex off wick road near wayne road, not far from metro airport in romulus. the way it was built is equally impressive. >> well, it is christmas and i like christmas. so great nephews, they like lights. so, this is my christmas gift to them. >> reporter: dan taylor is disabled vet. served on the uss enterprise in the navy. dan lost a leg to diabetes but still laid out the entire light show and his neighbors and everyone who drives by seem to love it. >> you talk about super dan here. this man is amazing. he actually has one leg. he has diabetes, bless his heart. he did more with a man with one leg than i have seen a lot of men with like two legs. he has been climbing ladders here at the home. look at it. it is just amazing. my heart fills out. >> reporter: dan somehow gets up and down his ladder and strings lights. he has only display on his block. >> he got one leg. did it with a wheelchair or something. that was so awesome
director for the dr. ron cruise who is a retired army chaplain. good morning to you, sir. >> thank you for having me. >> gretchen: we see a situation in west point. one cadet who was an athiest felt uncomfortable with taking part in involuntary prayer, your reaction. >> it is a shame we don't respect the pluralism. can prayer in west point went back from the founding of our country and we need to respect the religious beliefs of all. those who believe and those who don'tment those who believe have every right to prayer and those who don't believe opt out of the prayer. we need to remember that our founding fathers, george washington upon his appointment as commander-in-chief in the army. one of his first acts was to ask congress to authorize chaplains in every brigade so that religious services could be held. prayer is fundament will in the lives of our soldiers from the beginning of our country and west point would do well to resist efforts by athleast advocates. >> i read a portion of that statement from the group that wants to do away with it. they gave the academy 30 days to end pr
and they are the mainstream republican party. libertarians need no introduction. the ron paul revolution in the constitution. bill left, however, is a little bit trickier to define because i see them as splitting into liberals and conservatives, liberals and progressives of the liberals being more like that tony blair, the bill clinton win a democratic party because they do tend to favor economic outcomes and they're ought to control economic outcomes that's their main focus think of the unionized police officers and progressives are an entirely different beast and these are the people, the typical tree hugging san francisco liberals these are the people that interested in not just economic outcomes but also social outcomes. they talk about drugs and sex how progressives are talking about whether or not you can put salt on your french fries and whether or not you can have a plastic bag or drink a soda. michael bloomberg a great example, he is banning the cuts in new york city. so that and we are talking about, that ideology on the left, the progressive ideology. swatter some of the mifsud are commonly held
. the others are ron paul libertarians and the fair tax people and you mix them all together. when they vote, they vote conservative republican. they need to be at the table. we need to talk about it. does the country want a flat tax? "we all like john boehner." i grew up and john boehner's district in ohio. he is a very practical man. he is a deal maker. he wants to sit down at the table and come up with a solution. he is being pressured by the tea party. host: maverick on twitter says -- host: what do you think? guest: that sounds strange to me. host: congress needs to do something at this point. is he remove himself from the equation? guest: he is saying, "here's my offer." i think john boehner is doing that. he didn't have the votes he needed. host: republican senator thinks the president wants to go off the fiscal cliff. guest: i said earlier myself. in terms of who gets hurt the most, i think it's clear the republicans can be hurt the most. they put themselves in that situation. let's go offto say the fiscal cliff. unemployment or other benefits, veterans benefits, etc. it would be cy
think another part of it is the imitation factor. it's eye ron toeubg me that jaime, fox the actor would be one of these participants in an anti--- progun control video on youtube now and he's of course the star of this new movie, jango unchained, which is all about mass murder and revenge and killing and so on. and tom cruise in the new movie jack reacher. hollywood admits they have a problem here. kelly: i'm focusing on the news media which was doing the reporting of these terrible things that have unfolded not only in newtown, but aurora and so many other places, mall shootings, the virginia tech massacre, going back as far as columbine. let me read another statement that wayne lapierre said about those of us in the news media saying, i know there is a media machine in this country that wants to blame guns every time something happens. i know there is an anti-second amendment industry in this country. wayne lapierre, nra, alan i couldn't disagree with him more, because we are reporting the facts as they unfolded letting the people decide and if it falls on the issue of having a conver
think the things for jcpenney that even ron johnson would probably say the plan is a plan but it's going to shift depending on what consumer reaction is. and being able to be certainly offer consumers deeper value, whether it's $10 off, i think there's more new things that are going to happen that we don't even know about, but price is going to have to be addressed. >> dana, obviously we can't avoid talking about the fiscal cliff. payroll tax cut looks like it's going not to be extended. so that would mean that everyone that has a job is going to probably see at least $30 or $40 every paycheck starting in january. which companies are affected the most by that? is it the low end? or is it some place in the middle? or the high end doesn't matter? what would you say? what advice are you giving? >> i think the low end to the middle. i think we've already been seeing the beginnings of some of the low end having some pressures that we didn't see earlier in the year. but look what walmart said, their ceo talked about more of their consumers beginning to feel impacts that are being aware of the
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